This painting by Davidis one of the most famous paintings in the history of Western art. It is a painting of Socrates surrounded by his disciples before he takes the hemlock to die for his beliefs.Write two concise paragraphs without an introduction.
- Paragraph 1:What is the painter expressing about Socrates.Refer to our lessons about Socrates earlier in the course or to the videos we watched
- Can one say that this portrait is true of all the philosophers we have studied?Quote from our various authors other than Plato or the videos we have watched.
- In each paragraph share an anecdote, event, or conversation from your own life.You may fictionalize this if you wish.Be sure to say when and where it occurred.